Fire Engulfs Car Dealership
An auto dealership between Meadville and Conneaut Lake was nearly entirely obliterated by a fire on Thursday September 5th. According to a representative from one of the departments who responded, the fire began inside the service department and may have been caused by a welder. Nobody was injured in the blaze but four vehicles and the entire structure were destroyed.
Authorities Investigate Death on Bike Trail
Venango County Coroner Christina Rugh and The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the cause of death of a man found dead on a bike trail in Rockland Township. 69 year old Jay Henry of Emlenton was found by a cyclist who called an ambulance and tried CPR but was unable to save him. According to authorities Mr. Henry had a heart condition and has most likely died from natural causes.
PennDOT Work Schedules Published
PennDOT’s District 1 Work Schedule includes a weekend closure of Ridge Road in Erie County’s Girard Township. You can find the full schedule for the week of September 9th to September 13th on our website by going here. District 1 includes Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren Counties.